Rachel Brodlie, Griffin Corse

Dr. Rachel Mendelssohn Brodlie and Griffin Jerry Corse were married Dec. 5 at their dairy goat farm in Cambridge, Vt. Patrick J. Mayo, a friend of the groom’s family who is a Universal Life minister, officiated. The bride, 45, will continue to use her name professionally. She is an associate veterinarian at the Milton Veterinary…

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Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved two transformative new treatments for sickle-cell disease, the first in 20 years. But the drugs are wildly expensive, renewing troubling questions about access to cutting-edge medicines. Adakveo, made by Novartis, can prevent episodes of nearly unbearable pain that occur when malformed blood cells get stuck in blood vessels.…

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My So-Karen Life

ImageCredit…Illustration by Saehan Park While everyone is complaining about boomers, Gen Z doesn’t want you to forget to complain about Generation X, the other generation that’s significantly older than them that also sucks. This sucking is embodied by the name Karen, the young people have noticed — middle-aged white moms who are always asking for…

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Call It a Crime of Pasta

BARI DISPATCH The famous pasta-making women of Bari, Italy, are worried that a crackdown on contraband orecchiette pasta could threaten their way of life. ImageAngela Lastella placing her home-made orecchiette outside her home in Bari, Italy.Credit…Gianni Cipriano for The New York Times BARI, Italy — The grandmothers set up shop early. Out of ground-floor kitchens…

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